Prime Source Launches New Website

By Dan Sasser | February 22, 2021

Increased functionality and easy-to-search features enhance customer experience on new website. Prime Source Parts and Equipment is excited to announce the launch of its new website with updated features and enhanced functionality to improve the customer’s experience. Prime Source provides parts and service for owners of all makes and models of equipment as well as…

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Quick Guide to Maintaining Skid Steers

By primesource | February 16, 2021

A skid steer is a valuable piece of equipment with a wide range of capabilities that allow you to complete your work better and faster. Getting the most out of your skid steer requires proper maintenance. Follow this guide for valuable service tips to keep your skid steer properly maintained and running at its best.…

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How to Tighten a Multi Terrain Loader Undercarriage

By primesource | February 4, 2021

Performing regular maintenance like adjusting a multi terrain loader’s track tension will grant you more service hours and lower operating expenses with your equipment. If you have a new unit or recently installed a new set of tracks, it takes a few weeks of operation for the rubber to break in and the cord to…

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Benefits of Buying Used Equipment Parts

By primesource | January 26, 2021

Buying used construction and industrial equipment parts for repairs and maintenance offers you significant cost savings from the start. While this may be the major reason more and more customers opt to purchase quality used equipment parts and accessories, you’ll discover many other great reasons to consider used parts. Our Prime Source team has put together a list…

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How to Tighten a Dozer Undercarriage

By primesource | November 4, 2020

Maintaining the correct track tension on a dozer’s undercarriage is crucial for your equipment’s performance and your productivity on the job. If the track is too loose, it could hamper your dozer’s stability and slip off the sprocket while in operation. But if the track is too tight, you may be causing excessive wear to…

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The Difference Between Aftermarket and OEM Parts for Heavy Equipment

By primesource | October 13, 2020

Whether for maintenance, repairs, replacements or an upgrade, all heavy equipment will eventually require new parts. If you plan to work on yours, you’re going to encounter people talking about OEM vs. aftermarket parts. What’s the difference? We’ll give you the complete rundown so you can make the best decisions when it comes to the…

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The Complete Guide to Buying Aftermarket Parts for Heavy Equipment

By primesource | September 22, 2020

Every piece of equipment will need parts eventually. The type you buy and where you get them can significantly impact how well they work and how much you save. Aftermarket parts can deliver outstanding value for the money, and if you know what to look for, you’ll always benefit from the buy. What Are Aftermarket…

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How to Tighten an Excavator Undercarriage

By primesource | September 10, 2020

When your excavator tracks are too tight or too loose, you risk excessive undercarriage wear. The undercarriage supports the entire weight of the excavator. A few small adjustments can go a long way to improving equipment performance and your bottom line. Ensure your undercarriage can handle the job and minimize your operating costs by making…

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How to Drive an Articulated Truck

By primesource | June 11, 2020

An articulated dump truck is similar to any other kind of vehicle you would drive — it has a steering wheel, a brake pedal and an accelerator, and many trucks even have automatic transmissions. However, in practice, operating this type of equipment safely and efficiently takes experience and specialized knowledge. Whether you work in mining,…

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Parts of a Small Engine

By primesource | April 21, 2020

A “small” engine typically refers to an engine that produces less than 25 hp (horsepower). Small engines can be used for various applications and are often found in outdoor equipment such as lawnmowers, tractors, generators and more. They consist of several different systems that work together to generate power, with many parts that make up…

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